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stapuffmarshy
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You don't really believe all of this do you?


many people do. Rather sad.


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If so, I pray for you and everyone you interact with



ya got that right






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VerlanderBEAST
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Member since Dec 2011
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I'm kind of interested to know how you "came up" too?


I came up Poor, constantly holding on by a thread as a young child. Parents were able to hold on got lucky and were out of poverty by the time I started middle school.

But I will never forget the arguments of choosing detergent to have clean clothes for work and school vs walking over an hour everyday to get to work that week. The understanding that one more unfortunate thing and my family would be crippled is more than enough to never disparage someone for giving up under oppressive circumstances.

Your kind won't even have slightest understanding of what you just read and that's fine by me.



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Dumplin
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New Orleans, LA
Member since Sep 2008
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nm


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Dumplin
LSU Fan
New Orleans, LA
Member since Sep 2008
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You can't force people to be responsible. If generations are accustomed to handouts why would they stop?

Well that's a good approach. You in your infinite wisdom cannot think of an approach to draw people out of poverty so we should give up on the problem and let the poor people deal with it and hope it doesn't bite the rest of us in the arse down the road when poverty is truly out of control.






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bdevill
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge, LA
Member since Mar 2008
8638 posts

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Will that effect uninsured people who would have used it when seriously ill?


I saw a girl's post on her facebook page today, that the shoulder surgery she was scheduled for has been indefinitely postponed because of this.
So now she can't work, she'll get on financial assistance and stay on morphine until she can get her surgery scheduled. Kinda F-ed






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ThatsAFactJack
Broussard
Member since Sep 2012
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jeffsdad
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THATS WHY THE FOR-PROFITS WANT THEM - THEY KNOW THEY ARE JUST NOT BEING OPERATED CORRECTLY.


BINGO! Lafayette General is expanding its ER and OR wings to add additional 40,000 er visits per year because of the cuts at UMC. We would not be expanding to add volume if these patients would suck us dry.







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ThatsAFactJack
Broussard
Member since Sep 2012
395 posts

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LongueCarabine
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No for-profit chain wants to touch any hospital that has a majority of Caid patients.


Not sure what hopsital you work at, but where I work, we make a nice margin on Caid NICU babies, in fact we are always looking how to drive that business to our facilities.






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Keltic Tiger
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Baton Rouge
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Privatization sounds great till you factor in the all the political ramifications & with La. politics, that is seldom done with full disclosure. Which is one reason Bobby has tightened up what his office has to disclose. As an example, Bobby, thru his DOA flunky Angelle Davis ( at that point in time)privatized the State's Office of Risk Mgt. The company that got the contract, according to its own website, had made significant , but admittedly not illegal, campaign contributions to Bobby's campaign.That contract cost the State, initially, $20 M; it has subsequently risen to $60M. After a calendar yr, that company's work product was audited & it got a resounding 90% failure rating. That contract was subsequently sold 2 more times, with the same principals involved in the "new" company each time.Approximately 88 state employees were laid off, with promises that the company would guarantee them a job for at least one yr. After one yr, there were less than 10 still hired. But for $80M, Bobby got his privatization, 88 employees off the books...but the State ends up the loser thru that company's poor work product.Think of all the lawsuits filed against the State in a yr. Then consider that the handling of that product resulted in 90% failure. Care to take this over to the medical field???





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stapuffmarshy
Syracuse Fan
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Member since Apr 2010
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campaign contributions to Bobby's campaign



kinda like River Birch giving the dude tons of cash and biff boom bam, the competition for RiverBirch got shut down



but nothing to see here, Bobby is a good Christian man






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tigerfan4120
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Member since Dec 2003
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Mentally handicap should be taken care of by family or private charities. Why does the government have to do it? There are private solutions to these things.


LMAO

Yeah, a private company is going to take care of the mentally handicapped. Sounds like a great business model.

I read a lot of stupid stuff on here but that takes the cake.






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stapuffmarshy
Syracuse Fan
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Member since Apr 2010
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I read a lot of stupid stuff on here but that takes the cake.



the level of ignorance shown in this thread confirms it is time for me to move.......again






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bomber77
Ohio State Fan
Mississippi by way of Cleveland, OH
Member since Aug 2008
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Its pretty disgusting that in 2012 we still have people that think this way
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It's pretty disgusting that in 2012 we still have people who make the choice to smoke knowing full well the habit can be fatal.


I agree, as well as drinking alchohol, speeding, driving and texting or while drousy, eating fried foods, not getting enough exercise.

Ban them all from healthcare.






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RealityTiger
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Baton Rouge, LA
Member since Jan 2010
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the level of ignorance shown in this thread confirms it is time for me to move.......again
All kidding aside, when you live in a different state and get some perspective, you realize how backwards this state is, in every political respect. Regardless of whether there's a (D) or an (R) behind their name.






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junkfunky
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Member since Jan 2011
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Your kind won't even have slightest understanding of what you just read and that's fine by me.




Those poor black people are so out of touch.






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WNCTiger
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Member since Aug 2006
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Socialize the losses and privatize the profits bitches.

It's a business model and he;s just copying what he's seen the big banks do.

Winning!







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stapuffmarshy
Syracuse Fan
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Member since Apr 2010
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All kidding aside, when you live in a different state and get some perspective, you realize how backwards this state is, in every political respect. Regardless of whether there's a (D) or an (R) behind their name.



Oh I know. I've moved away three times before and grew as a man. I love my home state but I just can't stay here, it drags me down. But I'm always drawn back by the beauty and the wonderful things to do and the people (I never discuss politics with ppl in the public) but it's just so backwards in thinking and so many of our people are fooled by people they think are for them






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cwil177
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Baton Rouge
Member since Jun 2011
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lol. Basically all LSU med students are from in state.

And the only residency program that is considered really good at LSU is Emergency Medicine.

Sorry, but it is painfully obvious that you have no idea what you are talking about. Over 20% of the class of 2016 is from out of state. I have friends here from Kentucky, Ohio, Harvey Mudd, MIT, etc.






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tgrbaitn08
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They should get rid of LSU, "the charity" system all together b/c it is run so inefficiently. All private hospitals/clinics should then split the burden of taking care of those patients. Things would be run in a more cost effective way that way.






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RealityTiger
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Member since Jan 2010
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They should get rid of LSU, "the charity" system all together b/c it is run so inefficiently
Quick, you better contact Skanska/Mapp. They're working on a huge project right now for LSUHSC. And by huge, I mean a square block of downtown NOLA.






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tigerfan4120
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Sorry, but it is painfully obvious that you have no idea what you are talking about. Over 20% of the class of 2016 is from out of state. I have friends here from Kentucky, Ohio, Harvey Mudd, MIT, etc.


That is only recently true however, so I could see where that poster acquired what is now somewhat of a misconception. Last year, for the first time ever and in a direct response to budget short falls, LSU opened up applications to OOS students and took 25% of the class from out of state. Prior to last year you had to be an MD/PhD student to be considered from out of state. So before this freshman class, basically all LSU med students were from in state or at the least had acquired La residence from their years at an La undergrad college. Basically everyone in my class is from La.

Obviously, you can charge out of staters higher tuition.






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